Tag Archives: chinese

steamed threadfin, my mom’s way

I am a Teochew and what we Teochews love is fish. Fresh, fresh fish. Why? Because we love our fish steamed, and you must only use the best, the freshest fish…

three cup chicken (三杯鸡)

I cannot say that I cook a lot of Taiwanese dishes. In fact, I think my repertoire of Chinese dishes is rather limited to what my mom has cooked, which…

deep-fried prime ribs

I was not going to deep fry anything until my slave helper came back from her vacations. Not that we eat a lot of deep-fried food, but once-in-a-while is definitely…

seafood hor fun

Being Chinese, I love my noodles. I really don’t think there is a single type of noodles that I do not like. My favourite, favourite, FAVOURITE noodle, however, has to be…

fried bee hoon with cabbage and stewed pork

I was talking to a friend after writing a post on fried rice a few weeks ago and she asked if I had a recipe for Fried Bee Hoon (Vermicelli)…

sesame oil chicken 麻油鸡

Sesame oil. How I love sesame oil! During my confinement, I ate sesame chicken almost everyday. It was the one dish that I really did not mind eating on a…

seafood crispy noodles

What is it with me and egg whites? For some bizzare reason, I always have egg whites lurking around in my fridge. It is no wonder that I’ve had to…

bee tai mak: a tale of some mice tails 老鼠粉

At least once a week, I cook a one-pot meal. In our home, the LAM calls such dinners “shovel food” because all you need is a spoon and you can…

rice cooker claypot rice

There is nothing wrong with cheating in the kitchen. In fact, I cheat a lot in the kitchen. I substitute whenever I can, and I try to find the easiest way to…

fried rice with luncheon meat, char siu and egg

One of the first things I cooked for the LAM when we first started dating was fried rice. In fact, the first thing I learnt to cook when I was…